||Census: Slow growth major policy challenge
Slower growth in the Islands is desirable, but it should be quality slow growth, where our best and brightest remain at home to contribute to an ever-more-prosperous and healthy state.
Electoral College, for all its flaws, still works
There are cries for reform of the Electoral College system in the wake of the tumultuous presidential election. But from the perspective of a small state such as Hawai'i, the present system looks good.
Full cost of Hawai'i prisons is hidden
Taxpayers, business people and prison reformers each pay a different price as politically popular tough-on-crime laws have filled our prisons to historic levels. By Ronald Fraser, a writer on public policy issues for the DKT Liberty Project.